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afternoon. high temperatures will be in the upper 20s and low 30s...far from the 60s we had saturday. blowing snow is expected tonight and tuesday with a north wind at 10-20 mpp the wind diminishes after 6 pm tuesday. we are tracking another chance of snow for wednesday night into early thursday morning. similar snow amounts and timing with this round of snow compared to tonight (monday night). a light rain/snow mix develops this evening (7-9 pm) and transitions to all snow by 10 pm. roaa will become slick by this time and remain that way tonight, in an emotional interview...a mother is begging for answers while searching for her
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22 year old rashon montgomery was last seen friday night when he left work at the isle casino in waterloo. he has diminished mental capacity and autism. kwwl's lauren moss speaking with his family today- she joins us now with the latest in downtown waterloo. ron, the family told me they cant eat they cant sleep...they just want to know where rashon is. he has autism...so they are worried he may have put himself in a so tonight they are asking for montgomeryhas worked at the isleecasino for three years. he gets picked up after comeeome since. it's something that has his close-knit family worried care about eating..i can't eat because i don't know if my child is eating or if he's okay...it just is not a good feeling at all. i don't wish this on anybody." they say this ii't like
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"he's a big teddy-bear. he's a happy person. he's funny. he will sit up and make jokes with you. and emotions are running high inside the montgomery's home. they say rashon may be in trouble without even understanddg it. he has autism and a diminished mental capacity. "he likes to think everybody is good and he can be with any and everybody because he don't see no wrong in no body. rashon home.. what do you want him to know..what's your message to him? i want my baby to know, rashon i miss you so much. we all m mss you. i just hope and pray you are safe and just come home please." police have received some calls
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waterloo after woo on friday..and on university avenue. his family says if you do see him...just go up to him..and talk to him.. and please give them a call we've got you covered, lauren moss kwwllews. if you have any information on his where-abouts, please call waterloo police or the black hawk county sheriff's office. family memmers of alee fazzino takii the stand today as the defense starts to make their case. all part of our continuing coverage--the daughter of fareway grocery's chair of the board allegdly murdered by her husband. alexander fazzzno is on trial, accused of murdering his wife emily fazzino in their home in boone back in january of 2012. kwwl's brad hanson live for us in decorah tonight. and brad, a big part of the day spent talking with alex fazzino's family members on the stand. that's right--alex's mother, aunt, sister and brother all
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many of them talking about how much they saw emily struggle with her addiction to prescription medication. alex's aunt, mary ann, testifying that they wanted to have an intervention for emily, especially after she says emily's complexion changed, and she looked gray. but she says emily didn't want the help. (mary ann fazzino, alex's aunt) "you can't sit back and do nohing when somebody's doing that. i don't care. i risked my rrlationship wwh her to tell her that i wanted her to her to be well." mary ann also testifying that she saw emily struggle to get up the stairs in her house just days before she ied. & the defense illuded to this strategy in their opening statements--they wanted to show emily wasn't a recovering addict, but still struggled with many of those symptoms and issues. the state, meanwhile, hammering on the fact that fazzino
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kansas city area, and they only would see her maybe once or twice a month. we've got you covered live hhre in decorahhbrad hanson...kwwl news. testimony is slated to begin again tomorrow morning at 8:30. cities across the country are seeing a drop in violent crime, inclling some right here in eastern iowa. dubuque saw the biggest decrease in violent crime in the country. that's according to data from the fbi. kwwl's shirley descorbeth is live from the t-h media newsroom in dubuque. shirley...you spoke with dubuque police about that data. and they say...they have concerns. that's right... police tell me despite the good news... the city saw its highest number of homicides and shots fired in 20-15. that year -- isn't included in the report. and for the year ahead -- they're
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the study sayay violent crimims such as murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault -- have dropped the most in dubuque. that's from the years 20-10 to 2014. dubuque police say there were some issues in how they reported aggravated assaults to the fbi 20-10. and that's why stats from the report should be taken lightly. "we did see some decreases in but again, i'm not sure that ranking is warranted or backed by legitimate data." now, theeyear 20- 15 is not analyzed by the report. dubuque saw an increase in crime that year -- 33 confirmed shots fired and five murders. as for this year -- so far there have not been any confiimed shots fired of a criminal intent. but there was that one incident involving a child, which was an accident.
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th mededa news room in another city in the state that tops the list is ames. the list is ames. it came in as the number two in the nation where crime has decreased thth most. authorities continue to look for the two men who escaped from an iowa correction center. during routine counts saturday night, workers at the newton correctional release center noticed two missing inmates. thessare the two men that are missing. both men are serving drug charges. the iowa council president issued a statement today - saying the reason the men escaped, was due to the critically low staff numbers at the facility. the president also said jessy foley has escaped a correctional facility before. decision 2016... iowa's governor is praising chris christie's recent endorsement of donald trump. during his weekly press conference today, branstad says christie's move was pure strategy. (gov. terry branstad/iowa) "i think it was a brilliant move. strategically good move. i am
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endorsement in the near future. i think we'll get some indication as to how things are going when you have all these folks that are going to v vte on super tuesday." ahead of the iowa caucuses, branstad spoke out against ted cruz telling caucus voters that cruz should be defeated. branstad also announcing that iowa is now generating over 31 perceet of its enerery from wind. according to the u. s. energy information administration, iowa is now the first and only state to have crossed the 30 percent mark. branstad says he's pro of iowa's leadershiiin wind energy and is hoping to push that number up to 40 in five years.
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working to bring tiny houses to the community. if you haven't heard of the tiny house mmvement- we're e lking about living in homes around 500 square feet or at times smaller. it's becoming popular among people who wish to live a simple life--be energy efficent, or even vave money. kwwl's kristin rogers spoke with members of that group as well as the city today. kristin the community development director with the cit told me as far as uilding codes and zoning, a tiny house community could actually be built in cedar rapids today. so the group is now working to find a develop and the finances to make it happen. tiny houses--they're often times energy effecient, "members of the work group believe tiny houses would provide housing for a diverse council member) "for those want a lesser carbon footprint, for those who are retiring, for those who say you know life is about experience not about uff, i belieee it fills a ap weinacht formed the tiny house work group in effort to bring this vision to life.
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lot of headway. realizing they're in the clear as far as building codes and zoning, they even had a group member and designer, submit ideas of what the homes could look like. (cg: joe lock/ tiny house workkgroup member)r)"there would be multiple tiny houses but they would be on foundations, they would have would be attractive to a wide varitey of individuals." tiny homes often feature wheels, even compostable this way, they would be connected to city water and be atatleast 500 square feet. (cg: just talking about a movement thing we are talking about something that will last and we are talking about ownership." the group says they have talked about the carbon footprint which is a
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moving into tiny homes. they say they have considered solar panels and even gardens cedar rapids, kristin rogers...kwwl news. the group says they are hoping to find a developer who is willing to take on this effort for a coming up on kwwl, snow is in the forecast but that's not stopping some golf courses from opening up for the public. and - one mayor visits with high month. "now your storm track 7
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snow continues through the night then tapers off by 6 or 8 am. snow totals range from 4- 6" around dubuque to waterloo with 2-4" for the rest of eastern iowa north of iowa city. from iowa city south expect at trace-2". light snow or flurries linger into wednesday morning followed by sunshine during the afternoon. high temperatures will be in the upper 20s and low
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sattday. blblwing snow is expected tonight and tuesday with a north wind at 10-20 mph. the wind diminishes after 6 pm tuesday. we are tracking another chance of snow for wednesday night into early thursday morning. similar snow amounts and timing with this round of snow compared to tonight (monda night). a light rain/snow mix develops thisisvening (7-9 m) and transitions to all snow by 10 pm. roads will become slick by this time and remain that way through tuesday morning. snow continues through the night then tapers offfby 6 or 8 am. snow totals range from 4- 6" around dubuque to waterloo with 2-4" for the rest of stern iowa north of iowa city. from iowa city south expect at trace-2". light snow or flurries linger into wednesday morning followed by sunshine during the afternoon. high temperatures will be in the upper 20s and low 30s...far from the 60s we had saturday. blowing snowwis
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tonight and tuesday with a north wind at 10-20 mph. the wind diminishes after 6 pm tuesday. we are tracking another chance of snow for wednesday night into early thursday morning. similar snow amounts and timing with this round of snow compared to tonight (monday night).a light rain/snow mix develops this evening (7-9 pm) and transitions to all snow by 10 pm. roads will become slick by this time and remain that way through tuesday morning. snow continues through the night then tapers off by 6 or 8 am. snow totals range from 4- 6" around dubuque to waterloo with 2-4" for the rest of eastern iowa north of iowa city. from iowa city south expect at trace-2". light snow or flurries linger into wednesday morning followed by sunshine during the afternoon. high temperatures will be in the upper 20s and low 30s...far from the 60s we had saturday. blowing snow is expected tonight and tuesday with a north wind at 10-20 mph. the wind
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we are tracking another chance of snow forrwednesday niggt into early thursday morning. similar snow amounts and timing with this round of snow compared to tonight (monday night).a light rain/snow mix develops this evening (7-9 pm) and transitions o all snow by 10 pm. roads will become slick by this time and remain that way through tuesday morning. snow continues through the night then tape off by 6 or 8 a. with 2-4" for the rest of eastern iowa north of iowa city. from iowa city south expect at trace-2". light snow or flurries linger into wednesday mornnng followed by sununhine during the afternoon. high temperatures will be in the upper 20s and low
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this video is out of dubuque, where golfers took advantage of the warm weekend weather and hit the links. management at this range says it's the earliest they've opened in about 20 years... "anytime the sun starts shining and it warms up this time of year, people are iching to get out. so we try to get open as early as we can." at the moment -- only the driving mats are open. but -- waterloo's three public courses opened at ten this morning -- the earliest opening ever. waterloo mayor quentin hart spoke at east high school this morning in honor of black history month. mayor hart talked to students about why black history month is so who fought for change in the education sysyem during the 19-60's. . "they believed that change needed to be made in the school system. so they approached the principal. just thinking about being a 14, 15 year old child. going to a principal and telling those
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things." two dancers performed before mayor hart spoke. he then talked about how he struggled to graduate from college and high school - and how he got to where he is today. one of the key messages in his speech is the younger generation needs to understannthat they have a purpose. coming up... at the girls state basketball tournament in des moines---top ranked turkey valley looks to make school history. and it is senior night at hilton colisium as the iowa state state cyclones look to finish the home
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day one of the girls state basketball tournament in des moines... several eastern iowa girls teams
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crown... including innclass one-a with top ranked turkey valley. mark woodley brings us first turkey valley, making their first ever appearance at the statete deep 3 - trojans up 4 later - 33-25 at half - down in crunch time - shelby riecks taking control - 17 for riecks - trojans up 4 late - but mount ayr's kelcie shields but turkey valley got it done at the free throw line - they advavae 55 to 51 1 it feels amazing, cause we've great feeling. kee high debuting against burlington notre dame - loooing to make it 2 upper iowa conference teams in the the deuce, they'd take a 7 pint edge --
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the board plus the and 1 - kee would lead 25, 16 at half - burlington-notre dame rallied for a 55, 44 qin as the kee hawks would go dowow in the quarterfinals - ---springville - last year's runner-up - opening up against kingsley pierson - and the orioles were feeling it early on - in transition madi and keeping on the gas - mikayla nachazel uses the glass - orioles in control they would get it done today - nachazel again - 24 points, 10 boards, springville wins 60-53 i thought mik was quick enough to go by them, and some of those handed than shh did right handed. that's crazy for a post player, a high school player for that matter. in des moines, mark woodley kwwww news
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state took significant tumbles in this asssciated press college basketball poll. number three.. viriginia is numer four and xavier stays in the top five. the hawks drop all the way from 8th to 16th after suffering their third straight loss whicle the cyclones are down four spots to tonight iowa state in holding senior night at hilton colisium. three cyclone seniors, georges niang, jameel mckay and abdel nader will try to produce some magic against visiting oklahoma state. take fs
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from sony pictures studios, it's america's game! wheel...
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fortune! ladies and gentlemen, here are the stars of our show -- pat sajak and vanna white! oh, hi. how are you? good to see you all. [ cheers and applause ] hi, gang. thank you. i feel the same way about you. would you go? hi, how you doing? get ready, everybody. [ cheering continues ] that's enough! it's "toss up" time -- $1,000. "what are e u doing?" is the category. go ahead, vanna. [ bell chimes ] molly. writing postcards. yeah, that's it. yes! [ cheers a a applause ] nice job. and by the way, to our younger viewers, i'd like to explain, a postcard was a thing that --

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